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Thierry Rayna
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Three ways to reconcile business performance and impact 

Thierry Rayna, Professor at École polytechnique and researcher at CNRS i³-CRG laboratory*, Valentine Georget, Lecturer in Management at Université Côte d'Azur and a researcher at GREDEG (CNRS)

On December 6th, 2022
4 min reading time
π Space π Science and technology

Plasma: a future fuel for satellites 

Pascal Chabert, CNRS Research Director at the Plasma Physics Laboratory (LPP*) and Lecturer at École Polytechnique (IP Paris)

On December 6th, 2022
3 min reading time
π Health and biotech π Science and technology

Digital twins to predict disease

Claire Biot, Vice President, Life Sciences & Healthcare Industry Dassault Systèmes

On November 10th, 2022
4 min reading time

Dassault Systèmes have created a digital twin of the heart that could be used to model the organ in patients and potentially anticipate health issues.

π Health and biotech π Science and technology

Metagenomics: a new way to study biodiversity at the microscopic level

Tania Louis, PhD in biology and Columnist at Polytechnique Insights

On November 2nd, 2022
4 min reading time

A technique to study multiple complete ecosystems, metagenomics gives access to all the microorganisms in a sample without the need to grow them in culture.

π Geopolitics π Science and technology

Military drones: current trends in the market

Laure Colin, PhD student at the Centre for Management Research (I³-CRG*) at École Polytechnique (IP Paris), Alain Grandjean, Co-founder of Carbone 4 and member of the High Council for the Climate

On October 11th, 2022
5 min reading time
π Energy π Science and technology

Photovoltaics: new materials for better efficiency

Pere Roca i Cabarrocas, CNRS Research Director at LPICM* at École Polytechnique (IP Paris) and scientific director of Institut Photovoltaïque d'Île-de-France (IPVF)

On October 4th, 2022
4 min reading time

The global solar energy market today is 95% silicon-based. Researchers are looking at alternatives to increase efficiency.